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Crime & Public Safety

Emeryville Police Officers responded to a call of a robbery in-progress at the CVS Store on San Pablo yesterday evening at about 8:22 p.m. Employees were on premises and there was a large group subjects...

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A Saturday afternoon gun battle in North Oakland’s Longfellow neighborhood has left three men injured. The shooting happened at about 12:10 p.m. on the 800 block of Apgar near West Street just two blocks from...

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The Emeryville Police Department is reporting a shooting near Little Caesars Pizza pizza on 40th street Friday evening. Officers arrived on scene at about 9:30 a.m. and located evidence corroborating the shooting. The victim, a...

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For the second straight weekend, a large gathering of youths became unruly leading to the closure of the Bay Street Shopping Center and a large police presence around Emeryville. This crowd was estimated to be...

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A large group of juveniles reported to be fighting at the Bay Street plaza area was dispersed by Emeryville Police and mutual aid responders on Saturday evening. The incident began at the nearby Powell Street...

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The June, 2020 Emeryville Crime Report saw 109 crimes reported (down from the 146 reported in May). The June report contains the balance of reports from the May 30th mass-looting of our city that were...

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It’s hard to believe it’s been a month since our city experienced a wave of orchestrated looting in the wake of protests over the Minneapolis Police killing of George Floyd. Much of Emeryville remains pockmarked...

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The May, 2020 Emeryville Crime Report saw 173 crimes reported (up dramatically from the 84 reported in April). After four successive months of declines, crime data surged in May. Much of this surge can be...

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Alameda County Sheriff Greg Ahern declared a state of emergency and ordered the implementation of a countywide curfew today. The order was in response to the national wave of protests that have broken out over...

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The April, 2020 Emeryville Crime Report saw 84 crimes reported (down from the 146 reported in March). The first full month of the shelter order saw both property and violent crime drop dramatically from the...

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After Friday’s Oakland protests descended into violence and looting, area residents braced for the possibility of another night of unrest. Some protesters apparently opted to shift their attention to neighboring Emeryville. But from the get...

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Emeryville City Council will vote to appoint Robert “Hank” Schreeder as Interim Chief Of Police at their June 2 meeting. Five-year Police Chief Jennifer Tejada announced her retirement after 25 years in policing back on...

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Emeryville Police Chief Jennifer Tejada formally announced her retirement from the EPD last week. In a letter to City Manager Christine Daniel, Tejada set her final day with the force as June 12. Tejada was...

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The March, 2020 Emeryville Crime Report saw 146 crimes reported (down from the 169 reported in February). Both property and violent crime data saw drops from the previous month. It was the third consecutive month...

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The Alameda County Sheriff’s Office is investigating complaints of price-gouging in Emeryville after a citizen complaint was forwarded to a councilmember. The Alameda County District Attorney’s office recently provided updated protections against price gouging in...

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A two-year-old child is among three gunshot wound victims from a vehicle shooting early Sunday evening. The shooting occurred near the I-580/Hwy-24 onramp at 35th & Market Street in West Oakland around 6:30 p.m. A...

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The February, 2020 Emeryville Crime Report saw 169 crimes reported (down sharply from the 230 reported in January). Both property and violent crimes saw dramatic drops from the previous month. It was the second consecutive...

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California Governor Gavin Newsom, Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf and an ensemble of city, state and federal officials held a joint press conference on Sunday. They briefed local news agencies on the joint preparations underway for...

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The January, 2020 Emeryville Crime Report saw 230 crimes reported (down from the 289 reported in December). A drop in petty thefts and auto burglaries were the primary drivers of this decline while the city...

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Emeryville Police Chief Jennifer Tejada took to Twitter to express her support for recently dismissed Oakland Police Chief Anne Kirkpatrick. Kirkpatrick was abruptly fired from her post in a joint-decision by Oakland’s Police Commission and...

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The December, 2019 Emeryville Crime Report saw a large surge in reported crime to end the year with 289 reports (up dramatically from the 199 reported in November). Violent crimes saw a relatively modest year-to-year...

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A man was found dead Sunday morning near a homeless encampment by the I-580/24 interchange in Oakland’s Longfellow Neighborhood. The victim died from wounds from an apparent stabbing according to Oakland Police. The body of...

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Officers of the Emeryville Police Department and members of the Alameda County Fire Department responded to a report early Saturday morning at 12:39 a.m.. The victim was found bleeding from a laceration after what was...

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The November, 2019 Emeryville Crime Report saw a return to “normalcy” after an uncharacteristic surge in October (down from the 311 reported in last month). Much of this increase stemmed from a 39% M-T-M auto...

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